2010

Wine, biscuits & Conversation Pieces

Wine, biscuits & Conversation Pieces

So yesterday I enlisted the help of the lovely Lauren Gentry for the hanging of my exhibition, FOILED at the Spider and the Fly in Edinburgh. With some nice wine and some homemade chocolate shortbread for guests, there was a good turn-out of very nice people, and two out of four of my drawings sold! They seemed to go down…

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Updates: foliage, foil and freak weather

Updates: foliage, foil and freak weather

Well, what a week! After a foot and a half of rain in Dundee on Tuesday, I decided to reschedule my exhibition opening at the Spider and the Fly to this Tuesday, the 14th of September to prevent damage in transit. Pop along this Tuesday at 6.30pm to see my new work, have a bit of a mingle and maybe…

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FOILED at the Spider & The Fly

FOILED at the Spider & The Fly

Calling all Edinburgh dwellers and beyond! This coming Tuesday the 7th of September, I’ll be opening my very first solo exhibition at the Spider and the Fly Gallery! In the last year, Tunnock’s has become a massive part of my life, and in Foiled i’ll be showcasing drawing and sculpture which pay tribute to the hallowed Teacake, The Tunnock’s family…

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Micro Holiday in Barcelona

Micro Holiday in Barcelona

Having just (almost) caught up with my work, I thought it’d be nice to share a little bit about my “micro” holiday in Barcelona last week. I’m calling it a “micro” holiday, as it was probably shorter than a standard “mini break” – with only one full day in the city. We arrived in Barcelona at about 7pm, met my…

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The Spider and the Fly

The Spider and the Fly

As you may or may not know, I’m an occassional writer for the Fashion and Craft section of Scotland’s art and popular culture mag, The Skinny. This month I was asked to detail the many exciting events going on at The Spider and the Fly pop-up shop and gallery space. There’s all sorts: from workshops, to tea parties- which is…

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I am Published

I am Published

After the first Dundee Jamboree event earlier this year, I wrote an article on our the journey of Jumpers and Jamboree from conception to realisation. With the next Dundee Jamboree event in the pipeline (check out the blog for full details) my article has been published on the Pubic Art Scotland website! With an introduction by editor Ruth Barker, Short…

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Good Times in my Folksy Shop

Good Times in my Folksy Shop

So, it’s been 10 months since my wee Folksy shop opened it’s digital doors last November. With a busy month due to the addition of my new screen-printed Teacake Cushion, I am so chuffed to announce that not only have I reached my 100th sale, but I’ve also become a Folksy Featured Seller! Along with other new featured sellers, the…

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NikkiMade @ The Spider & The Fly

NikkiMade @ The Spider & The Fly

This week’s excellent news is that NikkiMade will be making it’s first appearance in Scotland’s Capital- at Edinburgh’s The Spider & The Fly Pop-Up Shop and Gallery this Saturday the 24th at Noon. I’ll be selling my Tunnock’s Cushions, Badges and Prints, alongside some fabulous designers- whose work is previewed below. Also- my cousin Danni and I’s Tights For Sore…

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A Day of Rewards

A Day of Rewards

After a fab day at Oran Mor yesterday I decided to treat myself to a day of charity shop raking. I picked up this fabulous wee house (which I’m sure I’ve seen before in either a dream or a previous life) and also- a new (old) Basket Bag! I’ve been looking out for one recently, as my old faithful basket…

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Teacakes for your couch

Teacakes for your couch

What a busy morning I’ve had already! I’m using this morning to prepare for Say No To Plastic tomorrow at Oran Mor, Glasgow. I’ll be previewing my newest creation- the Tunnock’s Teacake Cushion tomorrow- which I just finished making a big batch of today. Screen-printed at Dundee’s DCA print studios- these Teacake inspired plushies have been really popular with all…

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NikkiMade & Tights For Sore Eyes @ the Dundee Literary Festival

NikkiMade & Tights For Sore Eyes @ the Dundee Literary Festival

Nikkimade and Tights for Sore Eyes will be making a very special appearance at Dundee Literary Festival’s Pop Up Shop in Dundee Uni’s Dalhousie Building. It’s on from now until this Saturday 26th of June- so pop in to get your hands on some of this!: Amongst those pictured above, there’s work on sale by Hilary Grant, Jona Rona, hellojenuine,…

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